Saturday, February 10, 2007

Guinea-Bissau: Fears of an Emerging Narco-State

Guinea-Bissau ranks fifth to the last on the United Nation's human development index as it struggles to recover from a brief civil war that ended six years ago. With observers agreeing that political tensions could again spark violence, donors are reluctant to provide assistance, and thus the government remains under-funded and ineffectual.

"As the state is unable to control its own territory, traffickers can operate undetected," Mazzitelli said

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